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Xfinity $29.99 15 - 200 MbpsCable100%
Consolidated Communications $25 10 - 25 MbpsDSL98%
FirstLight - -DSL16%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Shaftsbury internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Shaftsbury is comparable to the rest of Vermont - 99%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the Shaftsbury area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Shaftsbury residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Shaftsbury, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are six internet providers serving the Shaftsbury area. Among Shaftsbury's six internet providers, prices start at $25 and available download speeds reach up to 200 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Shaftsbury

The largest internet providers in Shaftsbury are Xfinity, Consolidated Communications, and HughesNet bringing cable, DSL, and satellite options to Shaftsbury.

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all Shaftsbury residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Consolidated Communications, which covers 98% of the area. Shaftsbury’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Shaftsbury residents.

Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

200 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in Shaftsbury covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Shaftsbury residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Shaftsbury, $42.99.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Shaftsbury, $3.07.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 200 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Shaftsbury. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Shaftsbury's providers, 60 Mbps.

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Consolidated Communications DSL internet

Provider

Consolidated Communications

Starting price*
$25/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

98%

DSL from Consolidated Communications offers broadband to nearly all households in Shaftsbury covering 98% of the area.

DSL internet from Consolidated Communications uses telephone lines in Shaftsbury to deliver service, which often leads to lower prices and higher availability, though download speeds are likely to be slower than cable or fiber-optic internet.

Internet prices for Consolidated Communications start at $25/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Shaftsbury, $42.99.

Consolidated Communications customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.50 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Shaftsbury, $3.07.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Consolidated Communications offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in Shaftsbury. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Shaftsbury's providers, 60 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Shaftsbury covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Shaftsbury where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for HughesNet start at $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Shaftsbury, $42.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Shaftsbury, $3.07.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Shaftsbury. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Shaftsbury's providers, 60 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Shaftsbury with download speeds up to 200 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Shaftsbury. The next fastest internet provider in Shaftsbury is HughesNet, offering download speeds up to 25 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Consolidated Communications offers the cheapest internet in Shaftsbury with plans starting at $25/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Shaftsbury, $42.99.

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.

There are many factors that can influence internet speed. In many cases, restarting your router will resolve speed and connectivity issues. Other factors, such as peak usage times and speed throttling can also cause temporary speed issues.